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Living with Epilepsy

Clinic to Community

November 13, 2018

Epilepsy Ottawa is running a pilot project of Clinic to Community for adults who have been diagnosed with epilepsy in the last 18 months. The goals of the program are to provide information, connect participants to a network of support services, and to reduce the burden of epilepsy.

2018 International Epilepsy Day Photography Competition

November 7, 2017

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2018, the International Bureau for Epilepsy has launched an international photography competition for all ages with the theme ‘Life is Beautiful’. The broad theme allows you to choose how to depict how you find beauty in life with epilepsy – whether that’s nature, loved ones, or something else. The competition…

Laith’s Epilepsy Story

November 1, 2017

Laith first started having seizures when he was about six-years-old. He would see a blinking bright light for a few seconds or minutes and then his eyesight would return to normal. By his late teens, he had different types of seizures, mostly absence seizures which are very brief and, for Laith, on average lasted around…